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Transport Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£27,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsBerkshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted24 November 2017

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Page Personnel Logistics are currently looking to recruit a Transport Planner for our client based in Basingstoke.

Client Details

Our client are a highly reputable logistics provider with coverage across Europe.


In this role of transport planner you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Effectively planning all routes via the most economic route, taking into consideration the dimensions and weight of the fork lifts.
  • Cost, performance, quality and compliance of all routes.
  • Liaise directly with third party hauliers to schedule the deliveries ensuring, customer expectations are met whilst achieving efficiency goals.
  • Ensure the daily plan is completed and effectively resolve any scheduling problems as they occur.
  • Liaise between customers, suppliers and drivers to ensure customer KPI’s and targets are achieved and maintained.
  • Fully brief drivers regarding collection points, delivery points, load details, specific site requirements and specific loading and unloading requirements for each shipment.


The ideal candidate will have a proven track record within a planning environment and have experience of planning loads, routes and deliveries to multiple locations. Other experiences and skills desired include:
  • Route optimisation
  • Drive and determination to achieve challenging targets.
  • Knowledge and experience of routing software and manually planning routes along
  • Geographic knowledge is also necessary.
  • You will be able to work on your own initiative and be willing to resolve complex issues.
  • You will be able to organise your own workload and will be able to work in a pressurised environment to meet key deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communications are essential requisites.

Job Offer

This role is available on a full time permanent basis and is offering a competitive salary and benefits.

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